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Dec 9, 2013 3:20am EST
country. a big part of the economy also involves health care. what we don't know yet, despite the president's promises, is not only how the health care industry will respond but what big companies and small companies are doing to see that their best interests are served by all of this, and we can't see how that might play out by the end of his first term. terms of employment. yes, there are encouraging signs that unemployment is going down, but the middle class is still widely separated from the 1% at the top. we know we don't have the skill set in our economy. there is just another report this past week about where america stands when it comes to the rest of the world in terms of educational skills. we have a lot of work to be done. so these are decimal points we're talking about. it's not really dealing with the larger, big picture issue about the american economy. >> katty kay, a final point on this? the president talked about a higher wage hike this week, and it's just not going to happen. it's not going to happen if you look at the current political climate. so a lot of these
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
. watching their income disappear. >> i feel like a failure. >> the economy may have improved but millions are still dealing with the fallout. tonight one family lets you in to see what most wouldn't. the emotional struggle to save their home from foreclosure. >> she still trying to get us our last-minute stay, like an execution. >> reporter: trying to keep it together for the kids. while their own relationship unravels. >> i will get personal with it. my wife told me -- divorce. >> capturing one family's four-year struggle. a kind of intimacy rarely seen. >> i feel like i let my kids down. >> will they make it? >> this was a breakthrough i was praying for. thanks for joining us. i'm lester holt. we begin as we often do by meeting a family about to face something they never saw coming. something beyond their control. there are secrets to be revealed and a mystery. what exactly will happen? this story sbnt a crime. it is about a crisis. the kind that many of us may face in our lives and millions already have. and because of that, in its own way, it just may be as dramatic as any st
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